Recurrent Multi-territorial Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Cardiac Angiosarcoma

A 64-year-old man with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus presented on 2 separate occasions with recurrent acute ischemic strokes in multiple vascular territories (Figure 1). Transthoracic echocardiogram revealed a 4.2 x 2.1 cm left atrial mass with heterogenous contrast enhancement on heart MRI (Figure 2). A PET scan showed corresponding avid uptake in the left atrium with widespread bone, skin, and pulmonary metastases. Left ischial bone biopsy was consistent with angiosarcoma.

Read article at journal's website

Related Articles


Your email address will not be published.